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There are 165 vacant council units in the county boundaries of Galway, a situation that has led one general election candidate to declare that with "thousands of people on housing waiting lists", the situation is now at "emergency levels".
The Loughrea Arts, Recreation, and Culture group (LARC) is pushing ahead with its mission of seeing the Town Hall reopened as a multifunctional space for the Loughrea Community.
Renua Councillor James Charity has labelled last week’s scenes at the monthly meeting of Galway County Council “utterly disgraceful,” and has called for live online streaming of all future meetings so that the public can view proceedings for themselves.
In the wake of the farcical scenes witnessed in the new Galway County Council chamber this week, local representative James Charity has called for live online streaming of meetings, so that the public can view proceedings for themselves.
The longest serving councillor on Galway County Council is dipping his toe into the national political spectrum once again. Well known Ardrahan representative Michael Fahy officially announced on Tuesday that he will run as an Independent candidate in the 2016 General Election.
The appointment of two senior local authority staff to Galway County Council and one to Galway City Council will “assist greatly in the delivery and roll-out of social housing”.
There was consternation among some councillors at this weeks meeting of the Galway County Council over reports that local authorities will be forced to collect debts on behalf of Irish Water.
A city councillor has called for the establishment of a national database to help alleviate the housing crisis by making suitable properties available to each local authority area.
A senator and a Galway County Council seat in Connemara; three council seats in the city; and a councillor for Oranmore Athenry, and all for Sinn Féin, while Labour is on the ropes, bruised, battered, and both eyes blackened.
Bringing more industry to the Loughrea electoral area, promoting the wonderful tourist products of South East Galway, and creating jobs are the key issues for Fine Gael councillor Jimmy McClearn who has been re-elected to Galway County Council.